Who was Chanterria Mackey Albert? St Landry Parish Deputy Killed

A man killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Opelousas has been identified as a St Landry Parish deputy, Chanterria Mackey Albert.

A shooting on the 1100 block of Park Avenue left one person dead and another injured late Tuesday night.

Opelousas Police Department (OPD) officers say they responded to reports of gunfire around 10:29 PM.

Upon arrival, they discovered shell casings scattered at the scene, confirming a shooting incident.

Shortly after, OPD received word of two gunshot victims transported to Opelousas General Hospital.

One victim succumbed to their injuries, while the other remains in stable condition.

The deceased was identified Wednesday as a Corrections Deputy.

Sheriff Bobby Guidroz released a statement on the killing of Corrections Deputy Chanterria “Mackey” Albert .

“My entire staff and I are mourning the loss of one of our family members as a result of senseless gun violence last night in the City of Opelousas.

Corrections Deputy Chanterria “Mackey” Albert was hired on May 10, 2022, in Corrections and served alongside of her mother, Deputy Cherikas Albert. Deputy Albert was only 23 years old and was an exemplary deputy. She will be sorely missed.

“My office and St. Landry Crime Stoppers will assist the Opelousas Police Department with manpower or anything else they would need to bring the killer to justice. We have no details on the case as of yet,”

The Opelousas Police Department is actively investigating the incident and seeking information from the public. Anyone with details regarding this crime is urged to contact OPD at 337-948-2500. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at 337-948-TIPS or the P3 mobile app. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest.

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